Phytolith assemblages in grasses native to central Argentina.

  title={Phytolith assemblages in grasses native to central Argentina.},
  author={Lucrecia Gallego and Roberto A Distel},
  journal={Annals of botany},
  volume={94 6},
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Phytolith reference collections are a prerequisite for accurate interpretation of soil phytolith assemblages aimed at reconstructing past vegetation. In this study a phytolith reference collection has been developed for several grasses native to central Argentina: Poa ligularis, Piptochaetium napostaense, Stipa clarazii, Stipa tenuis, Stipa tenuissima, Stipa eriostachya, Stipa ambigua, Stipa brachychaeta, Pappophorum subbulbosum, Digitaria californica, Bothriochloa… CONTINUE READING